International Standard Book and Serial Numbers (ISBN and ISSN)

International Standard Book Numbers are assigned by:

The UK International Standard Book Numbering Agency
3rd Floor
Midas House
62 Goldsworth Road
Woking
GU21 6LQ

Tel: 0870 7778712 (09.00-17.00)
Fax: 0870 7778714
Email: isbn.agency@nielsen.com
Website: www.nielsenbookdata.co.uk

While ISBNs cover monograph publications, ISSNs (International Standard Serial Numbers) cover journals, magazines and continuations. The allocation of ISSNs, as far as British serial publications are concerned is carried out entirely by:

The ISSN UK Centre
British Library
Boston Spa
Wetherby
West Yorkshire
LS23 7BQ

Tel: 01937 546959
Fax: 01937 546562
Email: issn-uk@bl.uk

There is no separate registration of monographs or serials for Scotland.


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